Distance between Castlegar BC and Nelson BC
The distance from Castlegar to Nelson is 45 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 33 minutes and goes through Playmor Junction and Taghum.
|Shortest distance by air||34 km ✈️|
|Car route length||45 km 🚗|
|Driving time||33 min|
|Fuel amount||3.6 L|
|Fuel cost||6.7 CAD|
|Castlegar||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
3A 22 km, 15 min
|Playmor Junction||22 km||15 min||1.6 L|
3A 24 km, 17 min
|Nelson||45 km||33 min||2.0 L|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Castlegar to Nelson?
Fuel cost: 6.7 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 45 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.84 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Castlegar to Nelson?
Driving time: 33 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 22 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 14 min
- 19 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 14 min
- 1 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 min
- 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Castlegar to Nelson by land?
The distance between Castlegar and Nelson is 45 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Castlegar and Nelson respectively.
How far is Castlegar to Nelson by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Castlegar and Nelson is 34 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Castlegar and Nelson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Castlegar from Nelson by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 2 min to cover the distance of 34 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 9 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Castlegar to Nelson?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 8 min to cover the distance of 34 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 9 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Castlegar and Nelson?
The halfway point between Castlegar and Nelson is Playmor Junction. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Playmor Junction to Castlegar is 22 km and driving will take about 15 min. The road between Playmor Junction and Nelson has length 24 km and will take approximately 17 min.
Where is Castlegar in relation to Nelson?
Castlegar is located 34 km south-west of Nelson.
Castlegar has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.31617, longitude -117.66357.
Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude -117.29004.
Which highway goes from Castlegar to Nelson?
The route from Castlegar to Nelson follows 3A, 6.